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    12 Hours Ago
    I tried really hard to add the factory carbon fiber interior to my car after my VIN was assigned, but it was a no-go. Now, I'm actually glad that I...
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    2 Days Ago
    Martin replied to a thread 2017 ACR Auction result in Gen V
    I'm glad to see strong prices on the cars - it's a nice change. But, to predict what will and won't be desirable in the future is a tough one. Just...
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    2 Days Ago
    What's weird to me is how hit or miss some of the quality control is on these cars. I've seen some that have weird panel gaps, some paint issues,...
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    6 Days Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Oil Change in Gen V
    Get a set of low profile Race Ramps from Amazon, and it's a breeze. I got the ones that separate once you drive up on them, so I can get underneath...
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    6 Days Ago
    First of all, isn't that code related to the O2 sensor heater control? I don't think that's the same code that most people get from the high-flow...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Oil Change in Gen V
    Keep a log book, and note the mileage, date, type of oil, and type of filter. Doesn't hurt to keep your receipts, but I've never had a problem with...
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    1 Week Ago
    Do you think bolting the rubber tiles down again might work? Even if they clog things up next winter and get washed away, at least you'll have all...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Oil Change in Gen V
    I do my own - and fortunately I have curbside oil and filter recycling because one weekend of changing oil on all my cars and tractor is about ten...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Wrangler Rhino in Off Topic
    I have the 4.7 V8, and it's a Kenne Bell 2.8L supercharger running about 10psi of boost at full throttle. I had to work with the guys at Kenne Bell...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Fiery Orange wrap almost done in Gen V
    That's my plan for a track-only ACR-E if I can find one. Get it in a color that I wouldn't necessarily pick, and then do the wrap on it. Nice thing...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Wrangler Rhino in Off Topic
    As long as they give the buyer all the same option choices that they do with the rest of the lineup. I'd want to set it up for what it's meant to do...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread All Blacked Out GT FINALLY in Gen V
    Really easy and inexpensive to do, too. Just pop off the lights, install the film while overlapping the curved areas, and pop them back in. It...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread All Blacked Out GT FINALLY in Gen V
    Looks awesome - and you might want to consider one more really simple thing. I put smoke tint wrap on my side markers, and while it isn't something...
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    1 Week Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Magnetic drain plug in Gen V
    I'm pretty sure it's the same size as other Dana 44 plugs - my Jeep has factory magnetic drain plugs on both the front and rear diff, and I'd wager...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    No, but I do have stock in Shell :) Actually, I've always been told that the additives in the oil get used up while the oil sits in the crankcase,...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    It really depends on where you live and what the climate is like. If you live in a very cold climate with low humidity during the winter, it's...
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    2 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Is 0w 40 Euro blend ok in Gen V
    Thanks Bill - you're a fountain of knowledge and help around here and it doesn't go unnoticed or unappreciated.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    People will call me crazy, but I have Geico on everything and they've been fine. I totaled a car a few years back, and they were somewhat of a pain...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Is 0w 40 Euro blend ok in Gen V
    Hahaha - good answers :) I figured the Euro stuff has some additional additives that don't pass muster in the US because of the cats. WalMart has...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin started a thread Is 0w 40 Euro blend ok in Gen V
    The title probably stripped out the complex characters of this post, but I figured I'd post anyway. My local WalMart has the Euro Blend oil...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Navigation in Gen V
    If you have a non-GTC ACR, I believe they deleted the nav software for weight savings.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    The VOA provided a win-win. I had hours of entertainment watching the auction and fantasizing about what I'd do with the car, and the higher price...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    I also figured it was a GTS optioned with the SRT hood. It's one of the reasons why most of these cars are so complicated to price - unless you're a...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    At $80k, it'll move fast. Really nice color combo, and GTS cars tend to be loaded with desirable options.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    This ^^^^^ I also think it went for a really strong price considering the unknowns. When you add up all the things that will definitely cost money...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    I hope it went to a good home - and I hope the car is in decent shape. 13COBRA - did your buddy do any research on it to see if it's been titled...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    Sold - $101,102.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    In my opinion, a fair retail price for this car would be in the $110k range if it's truly in the condition you'd expect a 35 mile car to be in - so...
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    My guess is it will go or $100,501.
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    3 Weeks Ago
    Martin replied to a thread Cheapest ACR in the country in Gen V
    Wow, topped $100k
    101 replies | 2564 view(s)
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